Thursday, 15 October 2015

A Hama bead witch Halloween display

You can find all my Hama bead Halloween crafts here - Hama bead crafts for Halloween

Last year I blogged about the Hama bead witches that I made for Halloween, using the princess pegboard. I was really pleased with them, and when I was sorting out the Halloween decorations to put out this year I thought it would be nice to come up with a better way to display them than just having them sitting around.

So each child used a shoebox lid to make a standing display for their favourite witch.

Standing Halloween Hama bead witch decoration

First we painted the shoebox lids black and added some glitter paint and glitter while the paint was still wet. Then we stuck the Hama bead witches in using some foam pads so that they were raised slightly from the background. The children decorated inside the boxes using sequins and bits of Halloween spider ribbon. When it was dry we popped a battery powered tealight in the bottom to make light up decorations (obviously these decorations aren't safe to use with real tea lights!).

Spooky!

Hama bead witch decorations

If you are crafting with Hama or Perler beads this Autumn and Halloween, you might enjoy some of my other Halloween Hama bead crafts:

Halloween Hama bead house
Halloween Hama bead napkin rings and decorations
Autumn Hama bead holders for battery tea lights
Halloween Hama bead coasters

Halloween Hama bead witch with candle

You can find lots more Hama bead Halloween ideas in my round up post - Hama bead crafts for Halloween

7 comments:

  1. These are great - just got some glow in the dark ones to make halloween decorations x

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  2. Very, very clever. You are so creative with Hama beads, I'm going to show my little one this. Mich x

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  3. What a great use of Hama beads - we bought a load off the boot sale a while ago and never really got around to using them so this could be just the thing.

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  4. We have a huge collection of Hama Beads under my eldest daughters bed .... we are so going to do this!! Thanks for sharing!

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  5. such a fab idea - I often wonder how to display our creations so this is a great plan.

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  6. I love this idea, so clever., you really are the HAMA queen 😍

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